What did Japan do after the tsunami?
They are removing spent fuel rods from cooling pools, reinforcing a seawall to protect from future tsunamis, treating radioactive cooling water leaking from the reactors and removing highly contaminated debris.
Who helped Japan during 2011 tsunami?
Several countries, including Australia, China, India, New Zealand, South Korea, and the United States, sent search-and-rescue teams, and dozens of other countries and major international relief organizations such as the Red Cross and Red Crescent pledged financial and material support to Japan.
What did the Japanese government do after Fukushima?
The Japanese government has approved a plan to release millions of tons of radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.
How much did Japan spend for rescue relief and rehabilitation works?
The Japanese government has announced a 4 trillion yen ($48.9bn; £29.6bn) emergency budget for disaster relief, after March’s earthquake and tsunami.
How does Japan respond to earthquakes?
Many have a counterweight system installed that swings with the movement of the building to stabilize it. Smaller houses are built on flexible foundations that can absorb movement in 6 directions and diminish the effects of the quake. Elevators automatically shut down and have to be checked before they operate again.